WATERFORD — The 23rd Annual Waterford Fall Foliage Road Race, 5K Fitness Walk and One Mile Fun Run will take place on Sunday, October 9 on the Waterford Common. The event includes a Chili Cook-Off sponsored by the Waterford/ Harrison P.T.O.

The one-mile fun run for ages 12 & under will start at 11:30 and is free for all kids. The 5K will begin at 12 Noon. The race is a challenging, scenic, “out & back” course along Rt. 35/37 (alongside Keoka Lake) to Sweden road and back to the Common.

Funds raised benefit the Tony Waldeier Scholarship Fund. Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors attending Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. To date, the scholarship fund has given over 107 scholarships totaling $80,000.00.

This long-standing community event in town draws upwards of 300 participants in support of the race, including runners, race volunteers,
sponsors, the Chili Cook-Off contestants, along with families, and the chili samplers.

The race fee is $20 and $25 on race day. Please visit our website at www.waterfordfall5k.com to print an application or to register online at Running4Free.com or at Active.com. If you would like an application mailed to you, then please email your name and mailing
address to waterfordfall5k@gmail.com For more information contact Roxanne Ames at 583-2603. The Chili Cook-off Competition benefits the Harrison/Waterford PTO. Free to enter. $5 to taste. Contact harrisonwaterfordpto@gmail.com to enter your chili!

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